Encouraged by the successful launching
of the book Ramayana, I took up writing the next book Krishna
Leela in easily readable English verses. It briefly tells the
story of Lord Krishna and His Leela, based on the book Krishna
written by Srila Sri Prabhupada, the Founder Acharya of Hare Krishna
movement in the International Society of Krishna Conscience (ISKCON).
The original story of Lord Krishna runs to thousands
of pages and to bring it in a brief book within 150 pages has been
an uphill task for me. However, I made my best efforts to highlight
all the essential features appearing in the original story, to keep
the interest of the Readers.
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Dated: 1st June 2005.
My involvement with
poetry-writing, that has been dear to me, is almost for forty
years by now – writing poems for children on a variety of
topics and for elders on matters religious. I am happy to state
that these have generally been well received by poetry-lovers.
I am gratified by the encouragement given to me by the various
It was in the year 1965, my poetry career
started. I was travelling in a rainy season of that year, as a
lone passenger, in I Class compartment (Old type) from New Delhi
to Vijayawada. The moving panorama outside in the ghat section
and plains attracted my attention. I wrote the first poem, “A
Song of the World” in that running train, which got published
in the Souvenir released by the South Indian Cultural Association,